Burger Marais was born and raised in Pretoria where he still resides. He matriculated from F.H Odendaal High School in 1998 before embarking on a career in the agricultural industry. Burger is self-thought farmer and continuously strives to improve his knowledge regarding new trends in the agricultural industry. He started Kameeldrift Voere with a mere 30 head of cattle in 2002. He later joined forces with his Investment partners, Louis vd Watt and Fledge Capital as well as Johan Kritzinger and now enjoys trading in SAFEX commodities, and expanding the feedlot to much greater potential.


Johan was born in Namibia and matriculated in 1989 from Outeniqua High school in George, after school he joined the army and within two years achieved the rank of Lieutenant. Johan received his diploma after 2 years at Glen Landbou College, by age 25 Johan had worked himself into the meat trade Industry and joined the Abattoir and De-boning trade. Johan joined Burger in 2012 when Kameeldrift Voere Pty Ltd was established and together they built the Kameeldrift Fresh Meat De-boning plant, which Johan prides himself on. Johan plans to have the De-boning facility classified as a South African Export facility in 2015.